Recent allegations of severe discrimination against minorities on the set of the Broadway musical ‘Hamilton’ demonstrate that simply hiring a diverse group of people is not enough for a truly inclusive environment, argues guest columnist Caelan Reeves CM ’24.
Preventing others from using words that most people don’t find offensive is not an effective way to fight discrimination, writes Kenny Le PZ ’25.
OPINION: Women are not given recognition for accomplishments in sports, as exemplified this week by both the NCAA and individuals at the 5Cs. It’s time to give female athletes the respect they deserve, argues Abby Loiselle PO ’23.
The Red Ribbon Campaign’s silence on racial issues and support of problematic figures and organizations fail to effectively tackle the problem of drug abuse, argues Luciénne Reyes PZ ‘24.
People need to start bringing more awareness to anti-Asian hate crimes during the pandemic; and they need to re-examine the historical biases that shaped Asian Americans’ socioeconomic positions in society, says Jadyn Lee SC ’24.
Pomona College is a predominantly white institution. This is true regardless of which statistics are flaunted and which programs are in place